Success Stories

David Bolanos – Colombia – Commercial Lines Broker

Country: Colombia

Date Hired: October 1st 2020

Job Title: Commercial lines Broker

Employer: Western Financial Group

How did the Immigrant Centre help you to find a job in Canada?
Wrote my resume, inspired and guided me in the process of looking and applying for the job. Also, IC shared important information and interesting job postings

What types of job search techniques did you use to find your job?
Applied online, cover letter and visited the employer

What differences have you noticed between working in Canada and working in your home country?
No Age discrimination, equal opportunity environment.

What advice would you give to immigrants and newcomers looking for work?
Need to be persistent, resilient and keep focused on reaching your goals. A project needs a plan, a plan needs actions to be done within a time Frame, The actions need daily tasks oriented to achieve the goals. When you don’t have a Goal, every road takes you to the same starting point